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Observations 10th - 17 September

Discussion in 'Alpine & Southern' started by DidSurfNowSki, Sep 10, 2018.

  1. MickM

    MickM One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    @ Gordon near Ballarat. about 2-4 cm
     
  2. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    LM reporting 8cm so far from this system
     
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  3. LaNeige

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    Maybe 5cm in Thredbo village and a nice view from Dead Horse Gap

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    Snow was nice and light
     
  4. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    There must have been snow in Narby (330m asl) overnight, even if it didn't settle properly. I got in my car at 6:55 am, turned on the wipers to clear the windscreen, and they brushed aside enough to see that there had been snow on the windscreen.
     
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  5. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Definitely a southern system:
    Baw Baw - 13 cm
    Lake Mountain - 8cm
    Buller - ?
    Falls Creek - 4cm
    Hotham - 6 cm
    Perisher - 5 cm
    Thredbo - 2 cm

    Further, BB, LM & Buller the only ones expecting snow today
     
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  6. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Boyce, Orange, Bathurst and even Goulburn A/P all in the negs overnight.
     
  7. Ijay

    Ijay Hard Yards Ski Pass: Silver

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    Hellava windy day here at Wandella yesterday. Recorded 103 kmh on the Davis just before 3:00 pm. That's the highest gust since I started keeping records, 8 years ago.
     
  8. MickM

    MickM One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Still some hanging around @ Gordon
     
  9. POW_hungry

    POW_hungry Part of the Furniture Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice, looks like you got as much as some of the resorts.
     
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  10. teckel

    teckel Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    A staff member just told me this morning that it was snowing in Narby at 7pm. I didn't even know. I got home at 6:50pm and was warming the house and feeding the dogs at 7.
     
  11. DiscoStuAU

    DiscoStuAU One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Trying to figure out if this webcam shot from Ben Lomond is just a camera aberration, an awesome sky colour or Aurora Australis? It seems too bright to be middle of the night stuff and not sure I trust the time and date stamp

     
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  12. doogasnow

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    Heavy wet snow showers until about 2am and then turned to proper snow heavy at times until about 4.30am.
    Only a dusting stuck tho. Very nice little fall indeed.(strezlecki rangers 410m asl)
     
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  13. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    I bet it's fantastic on the hill today. A bit of fresh, cold temps, clearing skies and dropping winds. And pretty much all lifts still open.
     
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  14. Ijay

    Ijay Hard Yards Ski Pass: Silver

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    I think that view is looking to the West, the building shadows are to the South side. My guess, afternoon light through high cloud.
    Maybe someone who has been there will know.
     
  15. blackice

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    It was pretty good :)

    This morning was very cold, felt like winter, with a bit of wind and mostly clear skies. We had a tiny flurry of snow around mid-day. Clouds have rolled in this afternoon and it's stayed cold but the wind has dropped off.

    The snow was firm, with pockets and patches of fresh everywhere. There is a layer of ice not far under but it's not too problematic.
     
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    Sun coming out at Buller after light snow all day.

    I might go for a chookfoot this arvo when CG gets back from skiing.
     
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    CarveMan Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    Cloudy and snowing again!
     
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    POW , you predict of 30cm by months end is at 5cm or so, good start
     
  19. Claude Cat

    Claude Cat On my bike Moderator Ski Pass: Platinum

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    Baw Baw did well, I didn't think there'd be much left in it for them.
    All other resorts within expectations.
     
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  20. Wally

    Wally One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    Got 3-5cm up near Glen Wills (The Knocker) yesterday arvo/evening. Still pretty chilly up here
     
  21. rime noreason

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    The seasons were sparring today at Mt Buller. Spring versus winter, and I’m pleased to observe that winter is the winning champion, hands down. Blue skies and sunshine peeped through very occasionally and very briefly, but then winter kicked spring right out the door again. Boot deep fresh powder on the southern side, very cold and very powdery as snow continued to fall for most of the day. It felt more like early August than mid September

     
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  22. POW_hungry

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    Yeah but Winter still sent nudes to Tassie.
     
  23. Lady Penelope

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    Very nice, firm snow after the recent slush, with lovely cool conditions.
     
  24. IAB

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    Below 10C in Sydney this morning on the coast for possibly the last time until May.

    I'm going to miss my cool mornings :(
     
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    And I am not ;)
     
  26. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    You'll get plenty in Canberra ;)
     
  27. chicski

    chicski A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    It's more that I am ready for spring (minus the magpies).
     
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